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Port Douglas Cairns

Port Douglas and Cairns. Things to do, places to go and where to stay in the Port Douglas and Cairns area of Far North Queensland. This area was home to us as expats and locals. Our archives and collected blog posts in the Far North of Australia ( includes Atherton Tablelands, Cape Tribulation and Cooktown)

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Port Douglas With Kids 2020

Port Douglas Queensland Australia is a beautiful, up-market resort town with easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. It’s a dream destination for families and we’ve called it home since our kids were toddlers, babies really. If you’ve not had a chance to visit Port Douglas with your family you need to …

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Port Douglas Beach at Low Tide

Can You Swim in Port Douglas?

Yes, absolutely, you can swim in Port Douglas Australia unless the lifeguards close the beach due to various unusual dangers. Beach closures aren’t common. Should you swim? There are a few things you need to know about safety, crocodiles, deadly jellyfish, nets (swimming enclosures), and lifeguards. This post is all about swimming in Port Douglas …

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Daintree Village

A collection of photos from Daintree Village to convince you to visit. Daintree Village lies on the south side of the Daintree River. To reach the village when driving north from Port Douglas and Cairns you will need to bare left and not take the turning towards the Daintree Ferry, stay on the Mossman Daintree …

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Things to do in Cairns

Things to do in Cairns

Cairns has numerous great attractions within easy reach of the city and CBD but there are also loads of things to do in the surrounding area. We’re local travel bloggers, we live just outside Cairns when we’re not travelling the world, so we really enjoyed putting this Cairns travel blog section together for you. In …

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Cairns to Port Douglas

The only way to get from Cairns to Port Douglas is by road (unless you want to take a helicopter or charter a boat) and it’s officially one of the most beautiful drives in the world. The Captain Cook Highway between Cairns and Port Douglas hugs the coast offering stunning views of the Coral Sea. …

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